A Father Wrongly Imprisoned, 'Caesar' In The Park, The Race Toward A Solar Eclipse, Explaining Tides

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Elizabeth Marvel stars as Marc Antony in The Public Theater’s Free Shakespeare in the Park production of "Julius Caesar."

Ray SpencerKatie Spencer Tetz and Marshall Project staff writer Maurice Chammah discuss the 19 years Ray spent incarcerated after his kids wrongly accused him of rape. Oskar Eustis, The Public Theater’s artistic director, and actress Elizabeth Marvel discuss their free Shakespeare in the Park production of “Julius Caesar.” Journalist and former NPR science correspondent David Baron tells the true stories of the scientists who dashed toward the Rocky Mountains to study a solar eclipse in 1878. For this week’s Please Explain, we talk about the mystery and magic of ocean tides with marine conservationist, surfer and author, Jonathan White

Note: Jonathan Capehart guest-hosted this episode of "The Leonard Lopate Show."